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  • Cetaphil Daily Facial Cleanser

    I LOVE this cleanser. I have combination skin so my problem is having dry skin after cleansing, or having really greasy areas on my t-zone. This cleanser does a good job balancing those problems out. It's also great for sensitive skin, and I haven't teared up when i used it around my eyes. I use this in the morning and at night after my oil cleanser.

    January 27, 2010

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  • Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 45

    I had this in SPF55 and it did more harm than good for me. I used it for awhile, mainly because i didn't know what sunscreen to try out and I needed something to protect my sun-sensitive skin. I like that it protects against both UVA and UVB and the high spf. BUT...I broke out in rashes everywhere I applied it. Moreover, I still got sunburned, even after waiting 30 minutes before sun exposure...and I was only in my car for 15 minutes! I took a break from it and tried another sunblock and all my rashes went away. I'm NEVER buying this one again.

    December 11, 2009

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  • Clinique Superbalm Moisturizing Gloss

    I actually liked this lip gloss. I do prefer glosses that come with wands, but I liked this so much that I would totally repurchase it. It lasts pretty long through several hours, and it does not dry out my lips. Most of the time i don't really need to apply lip balm underneath it. The only complaint i have is how sticky it is.

    November 14, 2009

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  • Shiseido Ultimate Cleansing Oil
    2.0

    Shiseido Ultimate Cleansing Oil

    Removes makeup, but definitely not for dry, sensitive skin

    Since I use a waterproof sunscreen, I needed a cleansing oil. I turned to this, expecting no problems. First off, it does a great job removing all the makeup and sunscreen from my face. Of course, I use a gentle cleanser to remove the residue. Everything seemed fine. However, after 2 weeks of using this, i realized that it did not agree well with my combination skin; my forehead, the tip of my nose and the skin above my lips became extremely dry (areas that used to be extremely oily for me). And when I applied moisturizer, my face burned and turned red. I've also realized that this product clogged up my pores. I didnt want to admit that this product was the culprit because it did such a great job removing my makeup, but I'm pretty sure this is not good for my skin. I have not had these problems before using this product. Also, the ingredients include mineral oil and alcohol--two things that definitely don't agree with my skin at all. I definitely don't think it's worth the price. Honestly, I feel the reason why Sephora doesn't market this product is because of its harsh ingredients. My experience with this hasn't been good. Will definitely not repurchase.

    November 8, 2009

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  • Shiseido Bio-Performance Super Eye Contour Cream
    7.0

    Shiseido Bio-Performance Super Eye Contour Cream

    Creamy and rich, but maybe not for sensitive eyes

    I have been using this for about 4 weeks and I am beginning to see results. I wear this every morning and night, and I have noticed that my eyes aren't as puffy anymore and my dark circles aren't as dark as they were before. I don't have fine lines, but I think this is a good preventative product. It is scented, so sensitive skin people, beware. I haven't gotten any reactions on my skin near my eyes, but i find that my eyes tend to tear up and sting a little after application. I have a feeling it has something to do with the fragrance. I like it, but i don't think i'll repurchase it for that reason.

    November 8, 2009

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  • Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Cream+ Broad Spectrum SPF 50+

    I have post-acne marks and I'm trying everything I can to prevent them from getting darker. This sun cream is really great for protecting my face. I haven't burned from using this, nor have I gotten allergic reactions (which is common for me with different sunscreens). It's waterproof, meaning that it will last longer than most other sunscreens. And surprisingly, I don't look really pale after applying it. It's a little bit on the pricey side, but I love it. There are only two downsides to it, in my opinion. First, it's difficult for me to apply my liquid foundation over it, even when I put primer on. The sunscreen mattifies your skin (which is great since i have an oily t-zone) but using a matte foundation with it makes it really difficult for the foundation to glide on your face. The other downside is that I have to use an oil cleanser to take it off. I don't think this is too bad, considering that I would rather have great protection than skip out on oil cleansing.

    November 8, 2009

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  • Caudalie Vinoperfect Day Perfecting Cream

    I picked this up as a deluxe sample and I have been using this for awhile. I have combination skin, so I have problems of having an oily t-zone and having dry, flaky patches on parts of my skin. I really like how this moisturizer balances those problems out. I don't really need to use my blotting papers when I use this, and I have not seen any flakes on my skin either. I think it made my combination skin type turn more normal. My skin also looks glowy when I use this, and I never really wear makeup over it because I feel like there's no need to. Also, I have not experienced and break-outs when using this. I took off one star because of a few disadvantages. For one thing, it is a little difficult for me to apply my foundation over it, even when I wear primer. My foundation doesn't glide well over it like it usually does. I would also prefer to have a higher SPF. I have to wear at least SPF 30, so I apply sunscreen over it. Lastly, the one thing that stands in the way of me purchasing it is the price. It's a great moisturizer, but I would not pay that much money for something that has these drawbacks. Nonetheless, I'll be really sad once my sample runs out =(

    November 8, 2009

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  • Korres Natural Products Mango Butter Lipstick
    9.0

    Korres Natural Products Mango Butter Lipstick

    The perfect moistrurizing, environment-friendly lipstick!

    I tend to have dry lips, so I was looking for a lipstick that wouldn't dry them out. While at Sephora, I found this! I bought Natural Pink 13 and it went well with my medium beige skin color. It's very moisturizing and it adds a nice subtle sheen to my lips. The pigmentation is good enough for a hint of color. Unfortunately, it does not last long. But I don't mind reapplying it at all since it makes my lips soft. Perhaps using a lip pencil would work, but I usually don't use one since I haven't had problems with the lipstick featherin. Also, the fact that this product is environmentally friendly and has some SPF makes this lipstick even more awesome! I highly recommend this

    May 30, 2009

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  • Nars Duo Eyeshadow
    9.0

    Nars Duo Eyeshadow

    Pricey, but really great quality!

    Nars has been pretty consistent with their eyeshadow quality; the ones I have picked up are very pigmented and the two colors they give in every package are perfectly blendable. Nars also gives you a lot of product (which might be why it's so darn expensive). My favorite duo is Jolie Poupee, which pairs up two shades of purple; this is probably the best purple eyeshadow colors i've ever worn. (All the other purples make my eyes look as if someone punched me in the face.) The only complaint i have is the packaging; i prefer containers that allows you to see the product inside without opening. But this is only a petty detail. I definitely recommend Nars eyeshadows!

    April 14, 2009

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